Music

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Hamilton' Cast Album Hits 150 Weeks on Chart

It’s one only four cast albums in the past 50 years to spend 150 weeks on the chart. On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated Aug. 18), Travis Scott’s Astroworld launched at No. 1 with 2018’s

Pentagon Talk Songwriting, Teamwork & More at KCON 2018 LA: Watch

K-pop boy band Pentagon appeared at KCON 2018 LA last weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Staples Center, and on Aug. 12 performed some their most popular songs, including this year’s break-out “Shine.” While in Los

TWICE Talk Their Addictive Brand of K-Pop, Covering Jackson 5, Drake's 'In My Feelings' & More: Watch

K-pop nonet TWICE spent the last weekend in Los Angeles at KCON 2018 LA, where the members sat down with Billboard to talk about some their recent activities and their music.    Group leader Jihyo reflected on why

Michelle Williams on How Aretha Franklin Inspired Her: 'Aretha Never Had to Pick' Between Gospel and R&B

In the wake  Aretha Franklin’s death from pancreatic cancer at age 76 on Thursday (Aug. 16), singer Michelle Williams tells Billboard about how Franklin's careers in both secular and gospel music helped her find her voice as she was getting started in

Jennifer Lopez Shares Never-Before-Told Stories About Her Music Videos Ahead of VMAs

Jennifer Lopez is counting down to the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards for many reasons. Not only does her single “Dinero” have two nominations, but she will perform live at this year’s show for the first time

Gramatik Shares Aretha Franklin Tribute 'Let Me Know the Way': Listen

In the wake Aretha Franklin's tragic passing, Gramatik has shared a musical tribute called "Let Me Know the Way." The late icon's spirit, voice and soul can also be found in earlier works Gramatik's, including "In This Whole World"

MTV VMAs Working to Craft Tribute for Aretha Franklin

The MTV Video Music Awards plans on honoring the legacy Aretha Franklin — they’re just not sure how they will do it. The VMAs will air live Monday (Aug. 20). Show executive producer Jesse Ignjatovic tells the

Alice in Chains Will Perform Atop Seattle's Space Needle to Celebrate New Album 'Rainier Fog'

Alice in Chains have announced a performance on top Seattle's iconic Space Needle in anticipation their new album Rainier Fog which drops on August 24. The special show will take place on the Space Needle's new revolving glass

Eric Clapton Celebrates Christmas With First Full-Length Holiday Album: Exclusive

Eric Clapton will release his first full-length Christmas album, Happy Xmas, on Oct. 12.  The Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records set, which features a cover illustration Santa Claus by Clapton, is Slowhand’s 24th studio album and his first since

Maluma To Perform at 2018 VMAs

It’s ficial! Maluma has been added to the performer lineup for the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. After releasing a steamy music video for "Mala Mia," the Latin star announced that he will be performing at 2018 VMAs on Monday,